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FOX
Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm PST
on that truck could be in trouble too. david steven -- stevenson joins us now. and steven, you looked at two key pieces of surveillance video involved in that case. >> reporter: we also spoke to the attorney for the motorcyclists who says he's still recovering but lets us know he's still very angry about what happened to him right here. surveillance video shot june 29 shows a san francisco ladder truck striking a motorcyclists. ktvu obtained an update on the motorcyclists. he suffered broken ribs and punctured lungs. >> he's still trying to recover. he's been hospitalized several times and still in not so good shape. >> reporter: the firefighters later resigned he was charged with driving under the influence and faces a police investigation. fraizer is suing quinn and the city alleging negligent conduct and that quinn consumed alcohol a violation of fire department rules. >> i think we all want to see this no tolerance policy enforced to the point where this never happens again. >> tending the patient, making sure patient care which is always paramount in our business was done. >> reporter:
FOX
Nov 27, 2013 6:00pm PST
along the nimitz freeway at winton avenue in hayward. can you see firefighter his to use flame retardant fliem. to put at the fire out. it is slow going on this wednesday night get away. and many of those drivers on interstate 880 could be headed to a tahoe. here's a webcam showing the traffic on interstate 80 through trucky just a few minutes ago. there is no snow, a clear, drive for motorists drivers out there. and ktvu is everything you need to get around this thanksgiving weekend. click on our traffic tab for road conditions and the late oast flight delays at bay area airports. >> company now a rally and march to honor the memory of harvey milk. chopper 2 is headed to castro. this could cause some traffic issues. on market street, again marching up to the castro area. a candlelight vigil is being held to mark 35 years since the openly gay supervisor and mayor george masconi were both shot and killed inside san francisco city hall by supervisor dan white. . >> the supervisor and mayor have been shot and killed. >> that night, thousands joined together in a spontaneous candlelight vigi
FOX
Nov 19, 2013 6:00pm PST
'm used to the weather. >> a little slower. the roads are a little slicker. >> doesn't make it any betterment i'm listening to the radio and it is one crash after another. >> how was it getting here? >> slow, nervous. [ laughter ] >> reporter: we heard that a lot today. a lot of people feel others deport get -- forget how to drive in the rain. chp reminds everybody to slow down. live in oakland, i'm john sasaki, ktvu channel 2 news. >> and you can follow our chief meteorologist bill martin on twitter for the latest on where the rain is. you can also always tell us where you are seeing rain or if you see news happening involveing the weather. just tweet us @ktvu. >>> there is new information in the death of a patient who went missing at the san francisco hospital. the witness they have been looking for has come forward. that witness reportedly saw lynn spaulding lying in a stairwell several days before her body was discovered october 8. the man is a researcher working at the hospital. he came forward last week after seeing fliers that were handed out in hopes of finding her. he has
FOX
Nov 11, 2013 6:00pm PST
the city by u.s. marines found that nearly every building there has been damaged or destroyed. emergency supplies are on their way to survives today. u.s. marines and soldiers loaded up cargo planes. here in the bay area they are coordinating relief supplies and money. ktvu's david stevenson has a look at these efforts. >> reporter: activists worked hard to raise money for typhoon haiyan relief today in downtown san francisco. the hope is people will give now and through the holidays. >> this is going to go beyond christmas. we need to rebuild. >> no sleep, trying to call people. >> reporter: she is the ceo of the women's network. her brother and sister were discovered alive this morning. >> my brother was missing for three days. couldn't find them. he and his wife and his -- their son. he is still missing. >> reporter: she used facebook and twitter to reach out for word. >> when they came out of their home bodies unclaimed. >> reporter: she is coordinating efforts with san francisco city hall for a funderation event here -- fundraising event here. >> raise money. >> reporter: money isn'
FOX
Nov 4, 2013 6:00pm PST
francisco general hospital. the attorney representing the deputies told us the story about a mystery man who saw lynne spaulding in the hospital stair well is fantasy. >> reporter: no one knows what happened to lynne spaulding. it has bane month since -- been a month since a worker found the body in a stair well at san francisco general hospital. investigators asked for help finding someone who saw a woman lying in the stair well days before lynne spaulding was found. deputies say the key witness may not exist. he is representing five members of the sheriff's office who provided security at san francisco general hospital. today investigators interviewed them about what happened. he told ktvu he thinks the story about a potential witness who may have stepped over a woman's body is made up. >> i don't think there was anybody who said there is a dead body. i haven't heard anything credible that seems to suggest that that happened. i think that is fantasy. >> reporter: he says lynne spaulding was about to be released. sources say a week passed before anyone ordered a thorough search. he said the
FOX
Nov 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
, and will be incarcerated like the criminals he used to investigate. he will be sentenced on february 21st. he faces six months in jail and 500 hours of community service. >>> teenager accused of setting a young man on fire is now being charged with a hate crime. ktvu's john sasaki spoke with the mother. >> reporter: today was the first court appearance for the suspect and his family's admitting he committed the crime basically. 16-year-old richard thomas a is facing felony charges of aggravated mayhem and great bodily injury for allegedly setting fire to another teenager on a bus. both charges carry hate crime enhancements. >> he didn't know it was going to be that bad. he's a very good kid. he was with his friends joking around. >> reporter: today outside the oakland courtroom where his arraignment was continued, his family defended him. his mother who identified herself as ms. jackson and spoke off camera told me that she's very sorry for my son's actions. did i not raise my son that way. as for the hate crime allegations jackson said no way. we have transgender first cousins in the family. >> thomas
FOX
Nov 21, 2013 6:00pm PST
on www.ktvu.com. look under hot topics and make sure you send us your photos. e-mail them to us at photos photos@ktvu.com. >>> hate crime investigation at san jose state. one of the students charged has turned himself in. and two other are planning to surrender to authorities. ktvu's robert handa has been looking threw the -- through the police documents. >> reporter: here on campus tonight the hate crimes are the main topic of conversation and arguments here and as we will show you, the talk is libel to get more -- likely to get more heated. >> reporter: turmoil on campus starting in august till allegation surfaced in october. now three white students have been suspended after being charged with hate crimes directed at a african american roommate. ktvu obtained the host state police reports -- that showed san jose state police reports. the police investigation showed the three students started by nicknaming the african american student as 3/5 and fraction and the students put up a confederate flag in their suit, wrote racial slurs and posted a picture of hiltler. but then the hate crime
FOX
Nov 25, 2013 6:00pm PST
details now on the order those protesters want president obama to use to stop illegal immigrant from being deporitated. it -- deporitated. the present issued 100 executive orters during his first term -- orders during his first term and 23 to restrict access to gun. president obama issued few executive orders when you compare him to other presidents. also we posted a clip of the president dealing with the protesters on facebook. watch it and tell us what you think. >>> a deadly traffic accident in san jose has a family planning a toddler's funeral and neighbors questions if changes are needed. the accident happened yesterday at oak and vine streets near interstate 280. ktvu's noelle walker is there and joins us to tell us how it happened. >> reporter: the driver was turning left here at the intersection, at the same time the three-year-old was over there in the middle of the crosswalk. there is no turn signal here that puts motorist and pedestrians on the move at the same time. witnesses say that is the problem. >> reporter: every little boy wants to be a super hero. the three-year-old was
FOX
Nov 8, 2013 6:00pm PST
: san francisco police told us today they have no record of this assault and the advocate told me they don't want to hire a report because they don't have faith they'll be taken seriously. live tonight, alex savage, ktvu chan 2 news. >>> and more details, the 2013 survey found 1,600 homeless people living in the city, 3,500 are classified as unsheltered because they sleep outside while 2,800 sleep in shelters or stay in transitional housing. >>> and we're hearing from the first time of the berkeley high school student who was set on fire. we just spoke with the mother and father of sasha fleishman. >> they say their son is resilient and they'll get over what happened to their son. they told me when sas saw the pictures, there was a big smile. sasha was set on fire. prosecutors are charging 16-year-old richard thomas as an adult with a hate crime enhancement alleging they're motivated by the sexual identity. he was wearing a skirt who he was set on fire. sasha identifies as no gender. >> we have no problem with them wearing a skirt. at first i was nervous about it because i was a a
FOX
Nov 13, 2013 6:00pm PST
. >> the emergency room, of course. >> reporter: using the i manier general security interest room for health care is what state and federal health officials don't want people to do. the health exchange is supposed to help the uninsured sign up for coverage. she called to sign up but didn't follow through. >> it's a hassle. >> reporter: the covered california website went live on october 1st. in the first month, 30,000 californians enrolled. >> the biggest thing is how quickly the numbers were growing in the first 12 days of november as many people signed up as signed up in october. >> reporter: with 6 million californians uninsured, there's still a long way to go. today the director of covered california acknowledged that. >> we're starting health care new for america. everyone's not going to be in on day one. >> reporter: the director of cover california said his goal was to have 500-700,000 people enrolled by the end of march. with a few months to go, there's still a lot of ground to cover. >> join the conservation on our facebook page. viewers are telling us about their experiences trying to s
FOX
Nov 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
could cause so much trouble, but ktvu's tom vacar did the math and tells us just how much money is at stake. tom. >> plenty of money is at stake. here are the agreed provisions. they are in black and white and they are indeed signed by both parties. >> i sat down with labor lawyer and former bart board member mike to discuss the hugely expensive family clooef clause in the new contract. >> in 30 plus years of following bart negotiations, nothing like this has arisen before. >> the signed tentative agreement, part of the larger agreements already approved by the union. it allows up to six weeks paid leave to care for a close family member. >> bart management says that this provision on paid family leave was bargained out of the contract in a very early stage. >> under the expired contract, employees did not get paid for family leave. they could use up vacation time, sick leave, and any additional paid time to offset the cost, but after that was exhausted, employees footed the rest. >> a good part of that will be what does the staff say about the potential cost. >> using conservat
FOX
Nov 6, 2013 6:00pm PST
-old. as you mentioned that the father crossed the mexican border with the baby and actually got past the u.s. border and was into mexico and stopped at a secondary check point. that is when mexican authorities interviewed him and called the u.s. border patrol. >> they stop him at a check point within mexico. again based on their interview with him, they called the u.s. border patrol at lukeville. gave them the name, they ran his name into the computer system discovering there was a warrant for his arrest for the child abduction. >> the baby is just fine and that at some point will be returned to the united states at the lukeville arizona border station. likely will be flown back here with an escort. the suspect also has to be extradited on out of mexico. and then taken to arizona and then extradited from arizona to california and brought to the bay area to face charges of child abduction. and so that process, it is already underway, but how soon it will be before the baby is actually returned here to the bay area and reunited with his mother is unclear. and it will probably take some time lo
FOX
Nov 14, 2013 6:00pm PST
as the earliest use. >> reporter: the next bore will be shut down for a few hours to complete restriping. that will bring the project in on time and $3 million under budget. with two permanent tunnels each way the days of tunnel switching will be over. >> you won't have to predict the switch anymore. that you will have two in each direction. >> reporter: all of this will facilitate better counter counter- counter-commutes between contra costa county and san francisco. since stimulus money went into this project, the secretary of transportation will be here tomorrow. tom vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. >> more details now. work on the fourth bore of the caldecot tunnel started in 2010. more than 182,000 cubic meters of dirt was removed. enough to fill 73 olympic sized swimming pools pools. >>> 8 different kinds of radioactive material have been found at the south richmond shoreline. ktvu's amber lee is in richmond where residents are demanding answers tonight. >> reporter: the public meeting is scheduled to start in half hour. inside the civic center building. people are concerned about the r
FOX
Nov 1, 2013 6:00pm PDT
are installing a new water line for firefighters to use inside the tunnel. all of these changes were prompted by this horrific fire back in 1982 when a gasoline tanker exploded in flames inside the tunnel, killing seven people. >> it was one of the worst tunnel fires in the history of the united states. >> reporter: cal trans spokeswoman says lessons learned have helped to create the fourth bore of the caldecott, which will open in just over two weeks. the new bore is fully equipped for a fire with heat sensors, carbon monoxide detactors and a series of 19 high powered jet fans. >> that operate at 200 horse power. can move smoke out of the tunnel at a velocity of up to 20 miles per hour. >> reporter: the soon to open fourth bore will also have cross passages that connect to bore number three. that will allow people to escape more safely if there is a fire. meantime, cal trans is working on a plan for safety upgrades on the three existing bores. they expect to have that plan finalized in the next year. i'm told they will certainly be taking today's fire into account. live in oakland tonight, a
FOX
Nov 20, 2013 6:00pm PST
. follow us on facebook for the latest. >>> a school bus in san francisco had to be pulled out of wet cement this afternoon. a tow truck was called about 2:00 p.m. this afternoon. for some reason the driver drove into the wet cement. it was a department of public works construction sites and they said they had all the signs out but no one was hurt. >>> a south bay man is detained in north korea with no explanation for why. this is the 85-year-old. we were told he was on a plane ready to leave from north korea when authorities took him into custody. ktvu's robert handa is live where he talked to his friends and made contact with his travel partner. >> reporter: there is a lot of anxiety where the man lives. people here are still trying to find out what happened totheir friend -- to their friend. >> reporter: a retirement community. he has lived here with his wife since 2011. in september he took a trip to north korea. >> reporter: was he excited? >> yeah. he had been in the military in korea. >> reporter: what was the intent of the trip? >> to have a vacation. >> reporter: he was trave
FOX
Nov 12, 2013 6:00pm PST
police told us today that if they hadn 't seen the video they wouldn't have known a crime had been committed here. this video obtained by ktvu shows one man appearing to stomp viciously on the head of a person sleeping on the street. >> right, i learned first of it when i saw the videos. >> reporter: when the police chief saw our report last friday he learned there was no official police report of the incident. officers were seen on camera checking up on the victim who was able to walk away. >> we started again in earnest. our detectives started working it back ward because we don't have a victim or a suspect. watching ktvu's report also prompted the city's district attorney to act. >> this is very disturbing. you see this vicious attack on an individual that was not doing anything wrong. >> reporter: george gascon is calls on witnesses to help police find the suspect in this video. to hold the attacker responsible and to prevent him from hurting anyone else. >> people believe that they can get away with this kind of behavior. clearly this man assaulted this individual then walked
FOX
Nov 18, 2013 6:00pm PST
canical failure. part -- such as mechanical failure. officers showed us what is left of the car at chp headquarters. nfl linebacker thomas howard was behind the wheel when the car flew out of control hitting three other vehicles. including a big rig. >> rear ended the big rig. jumped the center divide wall and head on into a car. >> the driver of the car was also killed. investigators say thomas howard was going more than 100 miles per hour. a detail that comes as a shock to those who knew him best. he spoke to ktvu from texas tonight. he and other are struggling to accept that thomas howard could be responsible for the death of another driver. >> he was a laid back guy. funny guy. helped the community. helped his friends. he was a guy that you wanted to be around. >> reporter: howard played for the raiders from 2006-2010 and started his own foundation for student athletes and contributed to charity in texas and the bay area. the falcons released him last week. last night he tweeted he attended a show. the crash happened not far from his home. we are still reaching out to the family o
FOX
Nov 22, 2013 6:00pm PST
over to use her cell phone in the tener loind neighborhood of san francisco -- tenderloin neighborhood and then got angry because her small dog named roxy was barking, he threw it out of the car. >> there was no reason for the suspect to harm the dog from accounts of the incident. he had the personal property of the victim and returned to kill the dog. >> the dog was hit by an on coming car. its injuries were so severe that little arrive oxy had to be put down. >> the state department said it hasn't confirmed herril newman of palo alto. he was detained from a tourist trip last month. they are communicating on behalf of the u.s. and is requesting visits with newman. today we heard from his wife for the first time. in a statement, lee new man said there is some dreadful misunderstanding leading to his detention and asked that north korean government work to settle this issue quickly. >>> e varg way orders are set -- evacuation orders near the silverado fire in napa county, the fire started off the silverado canyon area about 9:30 last night. at one point threatening about three 50 homes.
FOX
Nov 28, 2013 6:00pm PST
of several stores owning earlier than black friday. ktvu's cara liu showed us a line at toys r us at 5:00 p.m. and now you are at best buy where things are busy. >> reporter: very busy. a there was a huge line at 6:00 p.m. the doors opened a few minutes ago. they are letting people in now. the manager and workers are letting people in a group at a time to avoid chaos. this line wrapped around the building. 4, 500 people in line when we got here. best buy workers began handing out tickets around 4:00 p.m. this afternoon. the manager expects the popular items to be tvs, tablets, and cameras and tents were lined up for several days. shoppers hoping to get the first crack at deals. >> normally i wouldn't be able to afford tvs, why not, i have the week off. let me surprise her. this is for love. >> the best offer. one time a year. thanksgiving. >> the tv is what most people are asking about. and the service pro, $200. we have a ton but they will be gone quick. >> reporter: there are police officers and security guards here helping to make sure everything goes smoothly but so far we have seen no
FOX
Nov 5, 2013 6:00pm PST
joining us live with the plan that will be announced on thursday. robert. >> reporter: the public announcement is still planned for thursday but the rotation of detectives to patrol has already started. and so have the arguments on whether it actually involve arkansas solves the problem. there are only 912 working officers in the san jose police department. 457 on patrol. this week about 70 detectives will begin patrol unit. of the domestic violence unit and police union board member says the rotation follows severe cuts to the detective ranks railroad. >> a reduction already in some of arraigns and now having officers spend one additional day out in the street instead of investigating the cases they may have on their desk is devastating to our investigation. >> reporter: the police department saying the rotations that include nonother detectivings as well are needed for officer safety and 911 calls. of a life threatening nature get a timely response but level 2 calls such as a burglary where a suspect has fled may not. >> we're having issues getting to those calls in a timely man
FOX
Nov 29, 2013 6:00pm PST
of the deals, many of them turned to bart for transportation. ktvu's patty lee joins us live from the west oakland bart station, where the transit agency is trying to protect shoppers returning with their goods. patty? >> reporter: that's right. this is one of the busiest stations in the east bay and it is the transfer point to get to san francisco shopping. that's why you can see so many bart officers here on hand to help shoppers with all of their bags come through with their black friday loot. now, there weren't any problems during the day but after dark is when the problems start. as you can see, it's walking from the station into the parking lot that can turn distracted shoppers into targets. michelle walker and her daughter met at the west oakland station to make sure they had someone to walk with and watch their backs as they return to their cars. >> you can get mugged or robbed really fast and they will be gone, because it's dark. >> it will be dark. >> reporter: within half an hour, it did get dark. the west oakland bart station is the only east bay station offering safety escorts
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